Also making high debuts over the festive holiday are Tom Hanks in News Of The World and Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman, both films are getting Oscar attention.
Further down the box office a new live action Pinocchio (not Disney) enters at 7.
US box office Quickview
This weeks top 5 US box office breakdown 25th - 27th December 2020.
After being delayed a number of times due to cinema closures forced on by the COVID-19 pandemic the Wonder Woman sequel directed by Patty Jenkins finally got a release in cinemas on Christmas day, it also got a release on HBO Max the same day.
With this in mind the movie has turned into a success and with a total opening weekend of $16.7 Million it is the bigest opening since cinemas closed.
The future then looks good for the superhero movie, and with only 10% of US homes having HBO Max for many it might be the only way to watch the film.
Tom Hanks stars in the new movie from director Paul Greengrass which this week makes its debut at number 2 with $2.4 Million.
Unlike the Wonder Woman movie it is only available to see in cinemas and most like will be for the next few weeks.
The animated sequel falls to number 2 this week with a weekend gross of $1.7 Million, 14% down from last week.
This puts the movies total gross at $30 Million after 5 weeks of release and is the second best movie during the pandemic.
After making its debut at the top of the box office last weekend the Paul W.S. Anderson directed movie fallt hard to number 4 this weekend with $1.12 Million, 49% down from last week.
The movie has taken $4.21 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Finally on the top 5 is director Emerald Fennell new movie which stars Carey Mulligan in what is being touted as an Oscar worthy performance.
The film took $680,000 on its debut week of release and entered at number 5.